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Afef Abrougui

A Tunis based freelance journalist, writer and researcher focusing on free expression, privacy and internet freedom issues.

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Latest posts by Afef Abrougui

3 January 2014

PHOTOS: Tunisia in 2013: A Rough Year

2013 was a rough year for Tunisia: two political assassinations, protests, military and security forces targeted by armed groups and a never ending political crisis.

13 November 2013

Tunisian Rap Song Turns into an Anthem for Youth

With more than 3 million views on YouTube, the video rap song Houmani has become an anthem for Tunisian youth. Afef Abrougui tells us why.

9 November 2013

Tunisian Police Blamed for Torturing Young Man to Death

Only few weeks after the adoption of a new anti-torture law in Tunisia, Walid Denguir, died in police custody. Pictures of his dead body, show bruises and head injuries.

10 August 2013

Tunisia: Jailed Netizen Denied Eid Pardon

The announcement that Jabeur Mejri, imprisoned over the publication of content deemed offensive to Islam, was not granted presidential pardon was met with disappointment on the Tunisian twittersphere.

2 August 2013

Tunisian FEMEN Activist Amina Released from Prison

The 19-year-old activist is still charged with "cemetery desecration".

1 August 2013

Tunisia: Political Crisis Escalates After 8 Soldiers Killed in Ambush

The bloody ambush was only a few days after two gunmen on a motorbike assassinated opposition MP Mohamed Brahmi.

28 July 2013

State Funeral for Tunisian Opposition MP as Protests Continue

A state funeral has been held for opposition Tunisian MP Mohamed Brahmi, shot dead outside his home on July 25. His assassination has sparked angry street protests.

4 June 2013

Tunisian FEMEN Activist Faces New Charges

As Tunisian FEMEN activist Amina Tyler is set to appear before a judge to face new charges on June 5, the secular opposition's lack of support to the young woman...

25 May 2013

Tunisia: FEMEN Activist Faces Possession of Pepper Spray Charge

Tunisian FEMEN activist Amina Tyler, 19, is set to appear before a court on May 30 to face a charge of "non-authorized possession of pepper spray." If convicted the young...

10 April 2013

Tunisian Graffiti Artists Fined, Most Serious Charges Dismissed

A Tunisian court fined two street artists for drawing pro poor graffiti today. The court, however, dismissed the charges of "disturbing public order" and "breaching the state of emergency".

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